The paint for road markings must offer special characteristics that not all of them include. The most important of these are resistance to outdoor location, weather conditions, wear and tear from vehicle traffic, etc.
These paints may have been developed with different materials that are well known to some. They can be of both natural origin (within this group would be some such as chalk, silica, talc…) and synthetic origin (likewise, chalk or treated kaolins come into play). What is essential in this type of road marking maintenance equipment is the possibility of including resins and plasticizers to give them greater adhesion capacity.
Other fundamental characteristics of all road marking paints are: